Tuesday Top News Executive Summary
EU elections, judicial authoritarianism at the border, anti-CFA discrimination, and more.
EU CHANGES AFOOT: “Parties committed to closer European Union integration began bargaining over jobs and policy on Monday after an election to the EU parliament which fragmented the center but gave only limited gains to nationalists.” (Reuters)
JUDICIAL AUTHORITARIANISM: “A federal judge in California has blocked President Donald Trump from building sections of his long-sought border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency.” (New York Post)
TAKING MATTERS INTO ITS OWN HANDS: “A private group announced Monday that it has constructed a half-mile wall along a section of the U.S.-Mexico border in New Mexico, in what it said was a first in the border debate.” (The Washington Times)
DISCRIMINATION AGAINST CFA: “The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is reportedly investigating two airports [San Antonio International and Buffalo Niagara International] for religious discrimination after they booted Chick-fil-A from their food courts.” (The Daily Wire)
OPENING SALVO: “A federal judge on Friday blocked enforcement of a new Mississippi law that bans abortion after a fetal heartbeat can be detected. … Pro-life advocates hope court challenges to … unusually strict state laws will eventually reach the Supreme Court.” (National Review)
SCOTUS ISSUES VERDICT ON INDIANA ABORTION LAW: “The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it has allowed part of an Indiana abortion law to take effect, requiring fetal remains be buried or cremated after an abortion. But the court has also let stand a lower court ruling that invalidates Indiana’s ban on abortion solely on the basis of sex, race or disability.” (ABC News)
ABRUPT END-RUN ON FIREARMS IN TEXAS: “Lawmakers in gun-loving Texas have quietly gone around the National Rifle Association by slipping language into a massive spending bill that would fund a $1 million public safety campaign on gun storage.” (ABC News)
GILLETTE CLEAN-SHAVES ITS REPUTATION: “Continuing to force its progressive agenda down America’s throat, Gillette released an ad last week showing a father walking his transgender son through shaving for the first time.” (Townhall)
IT’S NOT ABOUT GUNS: “A knife-wielding man screaming ‘I will kill you!’ attacked schoolgirls waiting at a suburban Tokyo bus stop during morning rush hour Tuesday, killing at least two people and wounding at least 16 others before he killed himself.” (Fox News)
POLICY: The real inclusive approach to immigrants (The Daily Signal)
POLICY: To stop socialized medicine, expand individual choice (National Review)
HUMOR: Ocasio-Cortez disappointed to learn the “free market” isn’t a grocery store where you don’t have to pay for anything (The Babylon Bee)
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